The comfort, performance and handling
are great. The driving experience is
And in terms of safety, the car does
live up to what it's cracked up to be.
I was hit by a Ford Explorer
going 55 mph on my left front; it
rolled; obviously totaled. The Volvo,
$14k to fix. The frame & wheel-well
was not affected at all. It was
unreal. The car was driveable. And
being inside, I didn't see him coming
(which was good) so all I heard was
this crunching metal sound. I didn't
feel anything. It was the equivalent of
going over a rail-road track. Very
strange. There was myself, front
passenger and a child in the left-
rear. No injuries.
The Audiomax stereo system. Don't buy
the car without it! And the geartronic
transmission, the ability to go from
standard to automatic is handy, and fun
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